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7.11: Heat Transfer in the Atmosphere

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conduction

conduction

Energy moves from higher temperature to lower temperature as heat. The material does not move, just the heat.
convection

convection

Movement of material due to differences in temperature.
radiation

radiation

Movement of energy through the empty space between objects; this is by electromagnetic waves.

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